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Don King Net Worth

Don King Net Worth is
$150 Million

Don King Bio/Wiki 2017

Donald Don King is an extremely well-known boxing promoter, among the best in his area. King came to be in Ohio in 1931. King was afterwards excused for the offense in 1983 by the Ohio Governor, Jim Rhodes. King entered the boxing business after convincing Muhammad Ali to package in a charity display for an area hospital in Cleveland. His profession is well-known for two special matches. Among them occurred in 1974, called The Rumble in the Jungle. The fight between Ali and Foreman was a very much expected occasion. This match helped King procure $10 Million.

Don King Net Worth $290 Million

Besides encouraging matches, King spent an considerable period of time in enlarging his boxing empire. King was a clever guy. In the 1970s, Larry Holmes, Wilfred Benitez, Roberto Duran are a few of the fighters who were in favor of King for encouraging many of their largest fights. Kings origins in the boxing business were reinforced by the fight between Ali and Joe Frazier in Manila. This match is famously called Thrilla in Manila. King appeared on talk show The Howard Stalk Show to encourage fights fairly frequently. Several films have had Don King impersonated by one performer or another. His character was used in a quite of lot of skits at the same time. Films include Tyson and Don King: Only in America. King shared a long life with his wife, Henrietta, who expired in 2010, at age 87. (King has three kids and five kids. King is a politically active guy at the same time and was seen boosting George W. Bush during the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election. King has conducted a yearly turkey giveaway each Christmas for several years now. (King spreads two thousand free turkeys to needy South Floridians.

Despite the fact that King has had quite a powerful vocation making him stinking rich, he’s more than after been surrounded by litigations and controversies. (King has been investigated for potential links with organized crime. This is assumed to be my black brother, right? My black brothers only a poor man, a real poor guy. My black brother would kill his own mother for a dollar. My black brothers callous, he’s deplorable, he’s selfish and he doesn’t understand the best way to love anybody. In the X-box gaming Jade Empire, a character named Qui The Promoter relies on Don King. ASSETS: Las Vegas GT, Bentley Continental Mansion. It’s said that with every fight boosted by Don King, his net worth increases. Folks say that his image was tarnished a lot and he’s been part of lots of organized crime actions. (King brushes those statements off and says that folks are racist. (King moves on. King has shown his worth as a boxing promoter over time and is a treasure of the boxing fraternity.

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Quick Facts

Full NameDon King
Net Worth$150 million
Date Of BirthAugust 20, 1931
Height1.87 m
ProfessionActor, Promoter
NationalityAmerican
SpouseHenrietta King
ChildrenCarl King, Deborah King, Eric King
ParentsHattie King, Clarence King
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Peabody Award, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special, Satellite Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Picture Made for TV, DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television Film/Miniseries
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Limited Series or Movie, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing - Miniseries Or A Movie, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Editing - Limited Series, Movie Or A Special, Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Long Form – Adapted, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Campaigned for George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election, and attended the Republican National Convention in New York.
2Is portrayed by Mykelti Williamson in Ali (2001).
3Was a numbers runner for the Jewish Mafia in Cleveland
4House was bombed in 1957. Subsequent investigation led to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Mapp v. Ohio (1961) -- establishing that the "exclusionary rule" was also applicable to the states, not simply the federal government.
5Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1997.
6Esquire magazine reports that between the years 1951-1966, he was arrested 35 times on charges ranging from running red lights to manslaughter.
7Boxing promoter.
8Children: Deborah, Carl, Eric.
9Promoter of boxers Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Mike Tyson, among others.
10Attended Kent State University, as well as Case Western University.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1His hair that stands straight up


Quotes

#Quote
1Only in America.
2I love this country called America, black and white alike I think its the greatest nation in the world.


Pictures



Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lusitania3D2016pre-productionThe Don 'Epic Pictures StudioBosses
Arli$$1999TV SeriesDon King
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl1989Video shortDon King
Miami Vice1987TV SeriesMr. Cash
Knight Rider1986TV SeriesDon King
Head Office1985INC Executive

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
'Viva Don King' World Championship Fight Card2013TV Movie executive producer
The Big Fight: Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier1975Documentary short producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2016TV SeriesHimself - Boxing Promoter
Maravilla, la película2014DocumentaryBoxing Promotor
'Viva Don King' World Championship Fight Card2013TV MovieHimself
Evening Urgant2013TV SeriesHimself
Piers Morgan Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
NBC Sports Network Fight Night2012TV SeriesHimself
The Real Rocky2011TV MovieHimself
HBO Boxing After Dark2010-2011TV SeriesHimself
The After Party: The Last Party 32011DocumentaryHimself
Beyond the Ropes2008Video documentaryHimself
HBO Boxing1975-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Don King Presents: Prizefighter2008Video GameHimself
GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley2008TV SeriesHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2008TV SeriesHimself
J.C. Chávez2007DocumentaryHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2003-2004TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Today2004TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Anderson Cooper 360°2004TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2004TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2004TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself
Howard Stern1999-2002TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
Beyond the Glory2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The World Sports Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Electric Playground2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Richard Blackwood Show1999-2000TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself
Modern Marvels1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Boxing Promoter
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Chris Rock Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards1999TV SpecialHimself
Ruby Wax Meets...1998TV Series documentaryHimself
WWE Raw1998TV SeriesHimself
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentaryHimself (segment "Liberian Girl")
The Devil's Advocate1997Himself
Holyfield vs. Tyson II1997TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1997TV SeriesHimself
The Roseanne Show1997TV SeriesHimself
TFI Friday1996TV SeriesHimself
When We Were Kings1996DocumentaryHimself
Today1994TV SeriesHimself
Blossom1991TV SeriesHimself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHimself
Tuesday Night Fights1991TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHimself - Choir Member
Late Night with David Letterman1982-1991TV SeriesHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1987-1990TV SeriesHimself
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
Kojak: Fatal Flaw1989TV MovieHimself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
D.C. Follies1988TV SeriesHimself
The New Hollywood Squares1987-1988TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Frank's Place1987TV SeriesHimself
Heaven1987DocumentaryHimself
The 1st Annual Soul Train Music Awards1987TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Not Necessarily the News1987TV SeriesHimself
Moonlighting1986TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1986TV SeriesHimself
The Richard Belzer Show1984TV SeriesHimself
Tony Brown's Journal1983TV SeriesHimself
The Last Fight1983Himself
One on One1983TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Saturday Night Live1981-1983TV SeriesHimself
ABC's Wide World of Sports1975-1982TV SeriesHimself
Personenbeschreibung1981TV Series documentaryHimself
The John Davidson Show1980TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1978-1979TV SeriesHimself - Fight Promoter / Himself - Boxing Promoter
Muhammad Ali vs. Ron Lyle1975TV MovieHimself
World Heavyweight Championship: Muhammad Ali vs. Chuck Wepner1975Himself
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee1969DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mavericks2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
30 for 302013TV Series documentaryHimself
Klitschko2011DocumentaryHimself
Facing Ali2009DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
Thrilla in Manila2008TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Soul Power2008DocumentaryHimself
Tyson2008DocumentaryHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Bicentennial Nigger2006ShortHimself
The Fight2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Biography1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
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